Polydactyly or polydactylism also known as hyperdactyly, is a congenital physical
anomaly in humans, dogs, and cats having supernumerary fingers or toes.
Polydactyly is the opposite of oligodactyly ...
Oct 31, 2012 ... So why if there are many dominant versions of genes that make six fingers is
having six fingers rare? Well, those versions of genes are rare.
Some people in the world have six fingers or toes, what is a genetic heritance
that comes from the six digitd giants that once roamed the Earth.
Apr 13, 2012 ... This gene encodes for a protein that is involved in the development of limbs and
as a result mutations ... and has six fingers on each hand ...
Nov 17, 2012 ... In my genetics class today, my instructor said that the dominant gene for the
amount of fingers on a human is six, meaning five fingers is a ...
There may be different degrees of polydactyly even within the same family and
the same gene. African Americans inherit six fingers or more more often than ...
4 days ago ... Genetics Home Reference, Your Guide to Understanding Genetic ... syndrome
include the presence of extra fingers or toes (polydactyly), ...
Six fingers or toes: The presence of an extra sixth finger or toe, a very ... does not
specify whether the six digits are fingers or toes (although in Greek "dactylos" is ...
Sep 16, 2015 ... The da Silvas share the genetic mutation for six fingers, a condition known as
polydactyly. The family has been in the local news recently as big ...
Mar 11, 2008 ... Humans, birds, and other creatures share a set of genes that lead to the
development of fingers and other digits (like paws or wings), but the ...